Today, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued a warning to all Southeastern MA towns for EEE. Although there are fewer mosquitoes this summer (compared with last summer), the rate of infection is much higher. According to their statistics, EEE has been found in 4% of mosquitos– so if you are bit, there is a higher risk for infection.
Click the map below to see if your town is at a higher risk:
For a list of tips on how to avoid mosquito bites and potential infection, click here.